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Broadchurch chalet on the market for £275,000

The 100-year-old chalet from the award winning TV crime drama, Broadchurch, has gone on the market for £275,000.

The series pushed the price of the detective’s home up to £50,000 more than expected. Malcolm Gill, the estate agent from Lyme Coast handling the property said the rise in price for the chalet is due to the “broadchurch effect”.

The two-bedroom hut that sits on the River Brit in West Bay, is the location of David Tennant’s character DI Alec Hardy in the second series.

The writer of Broadchurch, Chris Chibnall, found the chalet when he was working on the crime drama in a local café.

The series has provided West Dorset with a significant boost in local tourism.

Several holiday parks have noticed the improvement in sales since the series became popular.

Due to the crime drama’s success, there has been a 50% increase in hotel bookings in West Bay. have said there has been a 200% increase in hotel searches in Somerset and Dorset.

ITV ‘s Broadchurch returned for a second series on the 5th January.